Machine Shop CNC Mechanic 2

companyMKS Instruments, Inc.
locationLawrence, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/6/2024
Full Time
A Day in Your Life at MKS:

As the Machine Shop CNC Mechanic 2, you will help lead our maintenance team in installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment. You will also perform regular inspections of machinery and equipment, carry out preventative maintenance, troubleshoot faulty machinery and diagnose the root cause of the malfunction using diagnostic tools and problem-solving abilities. These activities will all involve close collaboration with other mechanical maintenance technicians and production workers. In this role, you will report to the Machine Shop Operations Manager.

You Will Make an Impact By:
  • Identifying the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machines.
  • Repairing broken machines quickly and efficiently.
  • Performing preventive maintenance inspections and service on machines.
  • Thoroughly cleaning machines and machine parts, removing parts, and reinstalling as necessary.
  • Coordinating with your manager to schedule regular maintenance on machines.
  • Helping lead and direct work of other members of the maintenance team.
  • Oiling and lubricating moving parts on machines to ensure efficient performance.
  • Recording and reporting damaged, worn, or broken parts.
  • Researching and installing replacement parts for machines.
  • Preparing reports and documenting work performed.
  • Cleaning and organizing the inventory and maintaining shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies.
  • Collaborating with product manager or plant engineer regarding new products being added and modifications that will be required.
  • Making necessary modifications and implementations test runs; conferring with product manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required.
  • Performing other assignments as needed.
Skills You Bring:
  • Vocational or community college degree with related coursework or equivalent experience.
  • 4-6 years of job-related work experience.
  • Mechanically inclined with great problem-solving skills.
  • Works well independently and with others.
  • Creative and effective approach to completing tasks.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Well-organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
  • Experience with Oracle, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, & Express Maintenance, preferred.
Supervisory Scope:
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Often leads or supervises the activities of other nonexempt personnel.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • Prolonged periods standing and walking.
  • Must be able to visually inspect machines.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery.

Globally, our policy is to recruit individuals from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, noncitizen nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.

MKS Instruments, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("MKS") is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer: diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. We win as a team and are committed to recruiting and hiring qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), religion, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability or handicap, marital status, membership in the uniformed services, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law. Hiring decisions are based on merit, qualifications and business needs. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with applicable law and company policies. MKS is generally only hiring candidates who reside in states where we are registered to do business.

MKS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process due to a disability, please contact us at: accommodationsatMKS@mksinst.com .

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